It may be the height of summer wedding season, but that doesn’t mean brides planning to say “I do” in the fall should feel they’re in the clear. These months leading up to your fall wedding are critical for nailing down key “big day” details. We’re talking wedding cake, flowers, favors and yes, even your hair and makeup. It may seem like you’ve still got loads of time to get these things squared away, but if you don’t start now, you’re bound to be crazy stressed later. So because no ones dislikes a stressful bride-to-be more than us–except maybe your future husband–here are eight things fall brides should be doing right now.
You should also read up on 12 things you’ll regret not doing at your wedding and 8 things to do between your ceremony and reception.